AHS 2011 Swim Team

2011 AHSAA State Meet Results

Way to go Arabian Knights!!!!
AHS Ladies 18th out of 41 Women's High School Teams
AHS Men 20th out of 39 Men's High School Teams
Women 200 Medley Relay & 400 Free Relay 13th
Setting 2 new school relay records
(Laura Graves, Ryleigh Edwards,
Paige Townsend, Abigail Isom)

Men 400 Free Relay 12th
Men 200 Free Relay placed 17th
setting a new school relay record
 (Scott Taylor, Wesley Taylor,
Trey Blackburn, Connor Griffin)

Wes Taylor 7th 100 Back
(New School Record) 
Scott Taylor 9th 100 Fly (New School Record)
Abigail Isom 5th 100 Breast, 6th 200 IM (New Records)
Ryleigh Edwards 15th 100 Breast, 33rd 200 IM
Laura Graves 30th 200 Free, 32nd 100 Fly
Paige Townsend 29th 100 Fly, 36th 100 Back

Also Representing AHS in preliminary events:
Scott Taylor 200 IM
Wesley Taylor 100 Free

Women's 200 Free Relay Team:

(Hannah Thomas, Taylor Johnson,
Annaleigh Baggett, Darby Huguley)

AHS 2011 State Qualifiers!
Wesley Taylor - 3 SQTs 
Scott Taylor - 7 SQTs
Abigail Isom - 8 SQTs
Paige Townsend - 5 SQTs
Laura Graves - 5 SQTs
Ryleigh Edwards - 2 SQTs

North Alabama Championship
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AHS swimmers competed in the North Alabama Championship meet capturing four 2nd place and three 3rd place and setting a new school record in 100 Breast.   Wes Taylor, Scott Taylor and Abigail Isom were named to the North Alabama Championship team. 
Girls 400 Relay captured 3rd place and 200 Medley Relay took 5th place.

MSA Thanksgiving Invitational
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Three AHS swimmers competed in the MSA Thanksgiving Invitational bringing home 6 golds, 4 silvers, and a bronze. They each captured high school qualifying times and set some personal best times.

Cullman Invitational

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Arab Women 2nd Place & Men 3rd Place
Fourteen AHS swimmers competed in the Cullman Invitational capturing high school qualifying times and  breaking 2 team records for the girls!  Team members Wes Taylor, Scott Taylor, Abigail Isom, Ryleigh Edwards were named to the Cullman Invitational All-Star Team.

Fran Norris Invitational 
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Six AHS swimmers competed in the Fran Norris Invitational capturing high school qualifying times and setting 4 new team records!

SSA Fall Splash
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Five AHS swimmers competed in the SSA Fall Splash capturing high school qualifying times and setting 2 new team records for the girls!

HSA Fall Classic
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Three  AHS swimmers competed in the HSA Fall Classic and captured high school qualifying times in all 16 events they swam!

 Arab High School Swim Team   Coach/Sponsor: Anne-Marie Graves
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AHSAA Swimming Website          AHSAA 2011 Sports Book 
        Standards for Conduct & Eligibility for Athletes

Current Physical Required:
Physical Evaluation Form
Qualifications: Swimmers must be able to swim each of the four competitive strokes (free, back, breast, & fly) & swim one of the competive strokes continuously for 200 yards. To swim at the high school state swim meet, swimmers must qualify by swimming the state qualifying time cuts.
Lettering: In order to letter for swimming at Arab High School, a swimmer must participate at the high school state meet in either an individual event or on a relay. After your initial letter, hashes will be awarded for each year you letter.
Suits & Caps: Suits must follow NFSHSA & AHSAA guidelines.  Swimmer will be awarded their first team Knights cap at the first swim meet swam during high school season. Additional caps $15 each.